Marie Nelson (1928 - 2012)

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Marie J. Nelson

Wappingers Falls - Marie J. Nelson, a resident of Wappingers Falls since 1955, passed away on September 28, 2012 at Putnam Hospital Center with her son John by her side. She was 84. She was born on May 19, 1928 in Long Island, NY to the late William and Helen Hornberger. On November 25, 1950 in Amityville, NY, Marie married her beloved husband, John W. Nelson, Jr., who predeceased her on October 27, 1997.

Marie and her husband, John, were charter members of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Fishkill and for a period of time were members of the First Reformed Church in Fishkill. Marie was a member of the food pantry at Fishkill Reformed Church, a supportive member of Boy Scout Troop 95 and a Leader for the Girl Scouts of America in Chelsea. She enjoyed many types of crafts, especially knitting and crocheting. She was also an avid reader. Marie was a wonderful, loving, caring Mom and will be dearly missed by her family, extended family and friends.

She is survived by her devoted children, John W. Nelson of Wappingers Falls and Nanci Nelson of Tucson AZ.

Friends may call on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 from 6 - 9 pm at Robert H. Auchmoody Funeral Home, 1028 Main St, Fishkill. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 1pm at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 1400 Route 52, Fishkill, with Rev. John M. Young officiating. Interment to follow in the Memorial Garden at the First Reformed Church of Fishkill. Memorial donations may be made to Our Savior Lutheran Church, the First Reformed Church of Fishkill, 1153 Main Street, Fishkill, NY 12524 or Boy Scout Troop 95 (sponsored by Our Savior Lutheran Church). For Marie's guestbook or to send a sympathy card please visit www.hudsonvalleyfuneralhomes.com

Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from Oct. 2 to Oct. 4, 2012
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